Welcome to Coffin Island

Welcome to Coffin Island

A Look At Some of Folly’s Most Haunted Tales By Lorne Chambers | Editor Most folks, locals and visitors alike, tend to have happy memories of Folly Beach. Days in the sun, frolicking in the surf, building sandcastles, etc. But Folly Beach has a darker side. It’s not...
Flo’s Hit and Flo’s Miss

Flo’s Hit and Flo’s Miss

Folly lost little but gained a lot (of sand) from hurricane Florence By Bill Davis | Contributing Writer Folly Beach could’ve gotten slammed hard by Hurricane Florence right in the middle of its ongoing sand renourishment project last month. Instead, Florence...
Going to War with Man O’ War

Going to War with Man O’ War

Folly Fights Back Burning Invasion By Bill Davis | Current Staff Writer August may be the month when kids go back to school and tourist start to head home, but Folly Beach has swapped them both for something much worse: jellyfish and Portuguese man o’ war. Last month,...
Raising the Folly Boat

Raising the Folly Boat

Private efforts to find new spot for boat well underway By Bill Davis | Contributing Writer It has been said that when the people will lead, the leaders will follow. If that’s so, then everyone better get behind local realtor Eric Draper. For years, Draper has been...
Folly’s $2 Million Question

Folly’s $2 Million Question

To develop or not to develop ‘superbeach’ houses? By Bill Davis | Contributing Writer The City of Folly Beach, and the community its government represents and serves, is in a pickle. Due to ongoing renourishment efforts, three more “super beachfront” lots, or...
Remembering a Folly Original

Remembering a Folly Original

 Fellow musicians honor Vini Youngblood By Miranda Steadman | Contributing Writer South Carolina native and local musician Vini Youngblood has strummed his last note, played his last tune. Around 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, Youngblood was attempting to cross the...

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